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KS4 Information Evening Music. What are you going to find out about? The course overview Expectations Instrumental lessons Extra curricular The answer.

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1 KS4 Information Evening Music

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3 What are you going to find out about? The course overview Expectations Instrumental lessons Extra curricular The answer to your questions

4 GCSE MUSIC - How it breaks down ActivityExam/CourseworkPercentage of final grade PerformingCoursework30% ComposingCoursework30% ListeningExam40%

5 Performing

6 Performing You will perform two pieces 1. Solo 2. Ensemble These can be recorded at any time over the course

7 Composing

8 Composing You will have to compose two compositions They should be of a combined length of between 2 – 4 minutes You will be given two different styles to write in

9 Exam

10 Exam – Listening and appraising 1 hour 30 minute exam Your questions will be based on set pieces of music that we will study during the course Section A are questions based on recorded extracts Section B features a more in depth question on a set work

11 Set works Area of Study 1: Western Classical music Area of Study 2: Music in the 2oth Century Area of Study 3: Popular Music in Context Area of Study 4: World Music SET WORKS 1. G.F Handel: Chorus: ‘And the Glory of the Lord’ from Messiah 4. A. Schoenberg: ‘Peripetie’ from Five Orchestral Pieces, Op M. Davis: ‘All Blues’ from Kind of Blue 10. Caperaillie: ‘Skye Waulking Song’ from Nadurra 2. W.A. Mozart: 1st movement from the Symphony No.40 in G minor 5. L. Bernstein: ‘Something’s Coming’ from West Side Story 8. J. Buckley: ‘Grace’ from Grace 11. Rag Desh by three different artists: B. wertheimer & S. Gorn A. Shanker C.L. Tanwar 3. F. Chopin: Piano Prelude No.15 in D flat major, Op S. Reich: 3rd movement (Fast) from Electronic Counterpoint 9. Moby: ‘Why does My Heart Feel So Bad?’ from Play 12. Koko: ‘Yiri’

12 Instrumental Lessons 20 minute lesson (school pays towards 50% of fee) Attendance is COMPULSARY Continue with an instrument – or try a new one! Extra curricular

13 Any questions??


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